Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ubuntu Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 194 171
Rank change year-on-year +9 -23 +23
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 21 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.42% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.55% 1.59% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 7
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +17.19%
10th Percentile £261 £258 £235
90th Percentile £515 £394 £440
England median daily rate £460 £475 £455
% change year-on-year -3.16% +4.40% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +196.30% -51.79%
England median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +47.06% -55.26%

Ubuntu is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,355 1,068 1,129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.18% 20.92% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 556 577
East of England median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - -
10th Percentile £135 £130 £158
90th Percentile £588 £550 £515
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 150 144
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £28.72 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.55% +74.06% -4.35%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.48 £10.63
90th Percentile £45.10 £52.63 £43.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ubuntu in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the East of England region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +12 11 £400 +6.67% 3
Hertfordshire +2 6 £388 -1.90% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £500 - 1
Essex - 2 - -
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) Docker
3 9 (42.86%) DevOps
3 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) DNS
4 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
4 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (33.33%) Puppet
5 7 (33.33%) HTTP
5 7 (33.33%) Unix
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) REST
6 6 (28.57%) Kubernetes
6 6 (28.57%) C#
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) LAMP
7 5 (23.81%) Debian
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (23.81%) VPN
7 5 (23.81%) DRM
7 5 (23.81%) Python
7 5 (23.81%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (23.81%) Virtual Servers

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) Apache
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 2 (9.52%) nginx
3 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) GitHub
2 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) Serverless
3 1 (4.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 8 (38.10%) DNS
4 7 (33.33%) HTTP
5 5 (23.81%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (23.81%) VPN
6 3 (14.29%) DKIM
6 3 (14.29%) DMARC
6 3 (14.29%) Network Security
6 3 (14.29%) VoIP
6 3 (14.29%) Wireless
7 2 (9.52%) Internet
7 2 (9.52%) SSL
8 1 (4.76%) BGP
8 1 (4.76%) Broadband
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (4.76%) DHCP
8 1 (4.76%) FTP
8 1 (4.76%) OSPF
8 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) Ant
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.52%) Gatling
3 2 (9.52%) Grunt
3 2 (9.52%) gulp
3 2 (9.52%) IntelliJ
3 2 (9.52%) JUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) Sublime Text
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) NUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Administrator
1 4 (19.05%) Developer
1 4 (19.05%) Integration Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Python Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) REST
2 5 (23.81%) LAMP
3 4 (19.05%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) EJB
4 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
4 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE
4 2 (9.52%) J2SE
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) Node.js
4 2 (9.52%) Play Framework
4 2 (9.52%) Servlets
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
4 2 (9.52%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Debian
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (4.76%) Fedora
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.76%) VMS
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) DevOps
2 5 (23.81%) DRM
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) High Availability
4 3 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
4 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (14.29%) Open Source
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Lean Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Microservices
5 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.76%) Machine Learning
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) Python
4 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) Groovy
6 2 (9.52%) Haskell
6 2 (9.52%) Perl
6 2 (9.52%) Ruby
6 2 (9.52%) Scala
7 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Docker
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (23.81%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) Postfix
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.76%) Ceph
5 1 (4.76%) Firmware
5 1 (4.76%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (4.76%) Squid
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (28.57%) Kubernetes
3 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (14.29%) FortiGate
4 3 (14.29%) Grafana
4 3 (14.29%) vMotion
5 2 (9.52%) Ansible
5 2 (9.52%) Kibana
6 1 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
6 1 (4.76%) Prometheus
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (4.76%) Salt
6 1 (4.76%) Terraform
6 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
6 1 (4.76%) vRealize
6 1 (4.76%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Adobe
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Google
5 2 (9.52%) webMethods
6 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec